Megachile rotundiceps

Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 47

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Megachile rotundiceps


8. Megachile rotundiceps  HNS  .

M. nigra opaca; alis fulvo-hyalinis, nervuris ferrugineis; abdomine subtus fulgido-argentato vestito.

Female. Length 6 lines. Opake-black: very closely and rather finely punctured; the labrum fringed with ferruginous pubescence; the head nearly orbicular. Thorax: the metathorax clothed with pale fulvous pubescence; the wings fulvo-hyaline, the nervures and tegulae pale ferruginous. Abdomen with a little fulvous pubescence at the base; beneath, clothed with glittering silvery pubescence.

Hab. Malacca (Mount Ophir).